“LGBTQ Victory Fund President Annise Parker always tells prospective LGBTQ candidates that her best advice is to “knock on doors and tell voters what issues you’re running on.” Last night and into Wednesday across the nation that advice paid off as a historic slate of queer candidates were elected to local, state and federal offices in the 2022 midterm election.

Candidates while embracing their being LGBTQ identities remained laser focused on issues affecting their neighbors and constituents.

Additionally, LGBTQ allies either retained their seats or were elected for the first time to serve. For the first time in history, LGBTQ candidates ran in all 50 states and D.C. and 416 LGBTQ people ran for state legislatures this year, the most in U.S. history…”


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